Our Services

The primary purpose of the Sacramento County Department of Child Support Services is to collect child support payments for families. Various activities are undertaken to achieve this objective including; locating parents obligated to pay support, establishing parentage, obtaining child support court orders, including health insurance, and collecting payments pursuant to court orders for support. Services are available to parents and to legal guardians and include:

IMPORTANT: We cannot legally assist with custody and visitation orders, property settlements, dissolutions, restraining orders, or establishing spousal support orders. We serve the public interest and do not represent either parent or the children - if a parent wishes to be represented, she/he may contact a private attorney or legal aid agency. The content of this website is intended for informational purposes only and may contain some inaccuracies - it should not be used as a substitute for legal advice or as a guarantee of rights.